International Workshop on Towards Harmonization of Time Use Surveys at the Global Level: with Special Reference to Developing Countries organized by CFDA in collaboration with Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of India and UNIFEM (New York and India Offices) on 6-8 April 2011 at Delhi.
The main objectives of the conference are: (1) to promote harmonization of concepts and methods of conducting time-use surveys and of analysis of time use statistics at the global level, with special reference to developing countries, and (2) to promote time use surveys as a major tool to understand comprehensively, measure quantitatively and address specifically the multiple dimensions of gender inequality at the national and international levels. The conference also aims at developing a broad plan of action for the future to promote harmonization in the different aspects of time use surveys including policy formulation for promoting gender equality.
The conference is organized by CFDA (TURC) in collaboration with Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of India. The other collaborators are IWG GEM (International Working Group on Gender and Macroeconomics) and UNIFEM. About 50 experts from all over the world are expected to participate in the conference.